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What is Community Health Sciences?

Educating tomorrow's leaders to improve health in diverse communities through a research-based understanding of social, cultural, and environmental influences.

What is Community Health Sciences?

Educating tomorrow's leaders to improve health in diverse communities through a research-based understanding of social, cultural, and environmental influences.

What is Community Health Sciences?

Educating tomorrow's leaders to improve health in diverse communities through a research-based understanding of social, cultural, and environmental influences.

What is Community Health Sciences?

Educating tomorrow's leaders to improve health in diverse communities through a research-based understanding of social, cultural, and environmental influences.

Field Studies

All students registered in the Master of Public Health (MPH) Program in Community Health Sciences are required to complete a 400 hour field experience in an appropriate setting. Settings may include hospitals, managed care organizations, government agencies or departments, community organizations, advocacy programs or other related health setting.
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Field Studies Placement

Where have CHS students been placed? Find out here.

Certificate in Community Health Sciences

The Individualized International Health Professional Training Program (IIHP) is a six- or nine-month (two- or three-quarter) program, designed to enhance the impact of public health and medical professionals in the global field of Public Health. IIHP is for students currently enrolled in non-US professional medical or health science graduate programs, public health and medical professionals with an undergraduate degree currently employed in public health settings outside the US, and individuals residing outside the US with a strong background and interest in public health.

The training program culminates in the issuance of a Certificate in Community Health Sciences.

Summer Session Courses

CHS 100: Community Health Sciences and CHS 130: Nutrition and Health will be offered during Summer Session A, June 23- August 1, 2014.

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Incoming UCLA students and non-UCLA students are welcome to register.

Events

To view the full event timeline, please click here: http://chs.ph.ucla.edu/events

Public Health Leaders Reception & Dinner

Join us for the Public Health Leaders Reception & Dinner on May 7, 6:30-8:30 PM!

Featuring:

Chandra Ford, PhD

Government Mistrust, AIDS Conspiracy Theories and HIV Testing Among At-Risk Older Adults

and

PhuongThao D. Le, MPH

Human Trafficking and Health in Vietnam: A Mixed-Methods Study

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CHS in the Spotlight

Posted on April 23, 2014

Professor Emerita Virginia Li’s work on tobacco crop substitution in China was covered by Bloomberg News

Posted on April 23, 2014

Professor Wallace's work is featured in the LA Times article "Moving in with parents becomes more common for the middle-aged"